There are a lot of gourmet, farm-to-table restaurants in the city that I love. But sometimes it's more fun to skip the lines in lieu of something simple. Recently we tried Du-par's for pancakes after they were deemed the "best pancakes in L.A." (consensus: the buttermilk variety was certainly deserving of the title) followed by Rae's the next weekend, a greasy spoon diner that's perhaps best known for its nostalgia versus great food. But regardless, it's a nice change of pace and a reminder of the eclectic breakfast options readily available.
Breakfast Taco Bar
Most weekends we'll go out for brunch at least once, since it's my favorite meal. I typically order things I don't normally make at home, like french toast, poached eggs or most recently, the breakfast tacos at Home State. But the meal was so epic that we decided to recreate the ...read more